Tuesday, December 25, 2018

23 Vintage Photos That Show Christmas From the the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s

A children's Christmas party at the Hoxton Mission, London. 18th November 1933.

Father Christmas delivering presents to the Children's Aid and Adoption Society at Leytonstone, London. 20th November 1931. 

Christmas shopping in New York City, 1945

Christmas rush at Macy's in NYC, 1947

Christmas window shopping in New York City, 1950s

Christmas shopping in NYC, 1930s

One-year-old Paramount child star Baby LeRoy plays with his new toys under the Christmas tree, 1933.

Manhattan Christmas window shopping, New York, 1947

Last minute Christmas Eve shoppers gather in front of Macy's window display in New York, Dec. 24, 1946

Crowd of holiday shoppers outside of Macy's, NYC, 1939

Two policemen regard London's 64ft Christmas tree, a gift from Norway, illuminated in Trafalgar Square, in front of the National Gallery. 1st December 1948.

 A seasonably attired young shopper climbs on to the sandbags to get a closer look at the toys in a shop window in the West End of London. December 1939. 

Father Christmas hands out presents to children at the Aid And Adoption Society home at Leytonstone. 7th December 1938.

A family at Christmas tea time with chocolate cake, a candelabra and holly on the table, 1935.

 Macy's Christmas shopping in snow, NYC, 1950s

Three young carol singers give their rendering of a Christmas song in the falling snow, 1955.

A young patient in the pediatric ward of the Lenox Hill Hospital, America receives an unexpected Christmas present from student nurse Linda Gross, 1955.

A close-up of a woman making Christmas tree decorations in Crisfield, Maryland, 1955.

After the Christmas shopping rush, 1948

Happy Christmas shoppers happily gaze at the window displays of the shops of Washington DC, 1955

When decorating a Christmas tree use a firm stepladder and don't be like this woman who is standing on a chair and leaning over too far, 1955.

A young girl hangs a Christmas garland on the door of her cottage home at Northleach, Gloucestershire, in accordance with an old local custom. 24th December 1954. 

Two children waiting for Santa Claus, 1950s.

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